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South Korea Denies U.S. Request to Extradite Operator of Child Pornography Site

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The Justice Department had sought to try Son Jong-woo after he was indicted by a federal grand jury in the District of Columbia on money-laundering and other charges.

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Spike Lee takes on a cult classic

Filmmaker Spike Lee is out with his own version of the South Korean film, "Oldboy" and it's not Oscar time yet, but Angelina Jolie has a new statuette. Suzanne..
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Watch: South Korea transforms closed mountain highway into luge track [Video]

Watch: South Korea transforms closed mountain highway into luge track

The sledges can travel at speeds of up to 60kmph - and with the wind behind them, even faster. View on euronews

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Bear found stuck in a noose in Chhattisgarh's Korea [Video]

Bear found stuck in a noose in Chhattisgarh's Korea

A bear was found trapped in a noose at a tree in Chhattisgarh's Korea district area on August 12. However it was later rescued by forest department. A local said, "I saw the Bear on yesterday in forest, I thought it was normally sitting on a tree, but later when I rechecked, the bear seemed stuck in a noose and then I called the forest department." "We are trying best to rescue it, however it is very scared right now"said forest official. According to the report the bear was later rescued.

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Even Asymptomatic People Carry the Coronavirus in High Amounts

Researchers in South Korea found that roughly 30 percent of those infected never develop symptoms yet probably spread the virus.
South Koreans suffer under soaring property prices [Video]

South Koreans suffer under soaring property prices

Middle-class South Koreans are being squeezed out of Seoul, where affordable housing has run dry. That's despite multiple measures by President Moon Jae-in's government aimed at tamping down property prices. Gloria Tso reports.

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ISIS accused of selling fake PPE online to finance terrorism

Federal prosecutors say terror groups based in the Middle East are targeting American first responders in an online scam, according to a senior Department of..
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Suspect arrested in KC child's killing; case launched DOJ's politically charged violent crime crackdown

Suspect arrested in the death of a Kansas City child, whose slaying launched the Justice Department's controversial violent crime crackdown.


DOJ accuses Yale of discriminating against Asian, White applicants

Yale denied the allegation, calling it "meritless" and "hasty."
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R. Kelly's Alleged Associates Charged with Harassing, Intimidating Witnesses

This could be a bad look for R. Kelly -- 3 of his alleged acquaintances have been charged with harassing witnesses in his criminal case ... but the singer claims..

Appeals court hears arguments on Michael Flynn case

The appeals court held a nearly four-hour hearing over a lower court's refusal to immediately grant the Justice Department's request to dismiss criminal charges..
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Biden touts the "best sandwich in America"

For lunch on Thursday, Vice President Joe Biden visited Capriotti's - a Delaware sandwich chain with a new location in Washington, D.C. that offers what Biden..
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JFK’s casket carried into St. Matthew’s Cathedral

Nov. 25, 1963: Pallbearers carry President John F. Kennedy’s casket into St. Matthews Cathedral following a funeral procession around Washington D.C. From..
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Lest We Forget

Morley Safer looks back at the controversy surrounding the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., and meets its young designer, Maya Lin. Then, Safer..
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Milwaukee protest leaders arrested in Indiana during march to Washington, D.C.

An Indiana state trooper told protest leaders Frank "Nitty" Sensabaugh and Tory Lowe that the marchers were blocking traffic.

Watch: Donald Trump abruptly escorted from briefing after shooting near White House [Video]

Watch: Donald Trump abruptly escorted from briefing after shooting near White House

US President Donald Trump abruptly escorted out of the White House briefing room by a Secret Service agent while he addressing reporters on Monday afternoon. Trump, however, returned minutes later, saying there was a 'shooting' outside the White House. "There was a shooting outside the White House and it seems to be very well under control. I would like to thank the Secret Service for doing their always quick and very effective work. But there was an actual shooting and somebody has been taken to the hospital. I don't know about the condition of the person. Seems like the person was shot at by the Secret Service," he said. Trump said he was escorted to the Oval Office by the agent. He also praised work of of the Secret Service personnel. Law enforcement officials are trying to determine the suspect's motive. The suspect was transferred to a local hospital. District of Columbia fire dept said the man suffered serious or possibly critical injuries. Authorities are investigating whether the individual has a history of mental illness. White House was placed on lockdown following the incident. The shooting reportedly took place near 17th Street & Pennsylvania Avenue, just blocks from the White House.

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